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ON THIS DATE (7TH NOVEMBER) 95 YEARS AGO – LAST LETTER FROM AN IRA HUNGER-STRIKER. “Dearest Br. Miceal, Thanks ever so much. I really can’t find words to explain adequately my gratitude for your prompt response to my appeal for … Continue reading

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AUGUST 1923 , IRELAND : ELECTIONS, HUNGER-STRIKES AND ‘BIG HOUSE’ BURNINGS.

By Peadar O’Donnell ; first published in January 1963. The position of the Free State government had worsened steadily from the introduction of the ‘terrorist legislation’ of 1931 : within themselves they had not resolved the tensions created by the … Continue reading

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